Articles about Ray of Hope Prize

Brightening Our Corner - May 2022 Newsletter

Ray always said, "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation's quarterly newsletter features stories from our key funding initiatives: Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech, The Ray, Drawdown Georgia and the Biomimicry Institute

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Application Period Extended for Nature-Inspired Startups Seeking to Compete for $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize

The Ray of Hope Prize ® celebrates nature-inspired solutions addressing the world’s biggest environmental and sustainability challenges.

The applicaiton period has been extended for the 2022 Ray of Hope Prize®, organized by the Biomimicry Institute in partnership with the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. This $100,000 Prize is awarded annually to the top nature-inspired startup, and applications are now due April 29, 2022.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - March 2022

The Foundation has published its quarterly newsletter with highlights from partners and grantees including the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, The Ray, Drawdown Georgia and the Biomimicry Institute.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - December 2021

Our quarterly newsletter has been published. Lots of great news from our grantees.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - September 2021

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The Foundation has just issued its quarterly newsletter, featuring the latest updates from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, the Biomimicry Institute, The Ray and Drawdown Georgia

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Spider-inspired silk company, Spintex, awarded $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®

By mimicking how a spider spins silk at room temperature, Spintex creates high performance, sustainable textiles that are 1,000 times more efficient than an equivalent synthetic fiber.

The Biomimicry Institute is proud to announce the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize award recipient is Spintex Engineering. Spintex is a University of Oxford spinout company that manufactures biodegradable textile fibers for use in fashion and high-performance material applications. As the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize recipient, Spintex has been awarded $100,000 in  support of their groundbreaking work.

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Join Us at Circularity 21 for the Ray of Hope Prize

Join us at Circularity 21, June 15-17 for the Ray of Hope Prize announcement and lots of great programming on circular economy, biomimicry and more.

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Ten Nature-Inspired Companies Advancing Sustainable Solutions

Biomimicry Institute announces the 10 startup companies participating in this year’s $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® program.

The Biomimicry Institute is proud to announce the top 10 nature-inspired startups selected to participate in the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize®, a transformational program designed to help startups cross a critical threshold in scaling their sustainable solutions.

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ECOncrete Turns Marine Infrastructures into Thriving Natural Ecosystems

Reprinted from Intelligent Living

ECOncrete succeeds in making coastlines less disruptive to marine ecosystems by replacing intrusive concrete structures (like seafloor mats and seawalls) with products that blend in with their surroundings. It accomplishes this through biomimicry – a technique that relies on the textures, shapes, and sizes of natural systems to dictate how a product is built. The result is a bio-enhancing material that helps marine life thrive.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2021

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The Foundation has just published its quarterly newsletter. Ray Anderson always said, "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."

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